(August 2011)

Archie, 1987 Series
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2011-07-06
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fortune teller said I had much luck headed my way!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
crystal ball; fortune teller

[Spies Wanted] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A fortune teller tells Betty that she will have three instances of good luck, and then one instance of bad luck.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune teller

[Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-Series] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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[The Archie Babies] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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Dress Drama (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica loves the new dress she is trying on until she realizes it is cheap enough that even Betty can afford it.
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Getting Into the Music (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica attend an outdoor music concert. Archie gets the girls to try his roller skate sneakers.
Reprints
Keywords
concert; music; rollerskate; tuba

Indexer Notes

Archie wears roller skate sneakers based on Heelys, a popular shoe at the time.

Deep Thinker! (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants to go deep sea fishing with her father.
Reprints
Keywords
deep sea fishing

The Swinger (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica and her family arrive from Hawaii and are greeted by the gang. Veronica shows the gang her Hula girl outfit and starts to dance. She has an extra one for Betty and they both start to hula. But Veronica speeds up the tempo and Betty hurts herself. Since Betty can't go to the dance that night injured, Archie has to take Veronica instead.
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Keywords
Hawaii; hula dance

For a Change, She Changed (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie keeps changing his mind on what activity he and Betty should do, and Betty has to keep changing her outfit.
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[Life With Archie Magazine] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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No Shortcake Shortcuts (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks he can create a strawberry shortcake as good as Betty's homemade version.
Reprints

Obstacle Coarse (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers the butler; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
When Jughead and Archie sneer at the girls' dedication to aerobics, Veronica challenges them to a contest to see who is more physically fit.
Reprints
Keywords
aerobics

Safari so Good (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Marcos
Synopsis
While on a photo safari in Africa, Veronica is carried off by a female gorilla.
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; elephant; giraffe; gorilla; lion; safari

[Three New Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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[Love Me Baby, Mumbai] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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Mood for Thought (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have swimsuits that change colors based on their mood.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm having a Charlie Brown moment!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries to fly a kite.
Keywords
kite

Sun N' Fun Fashions (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Theresa Davidson

Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Beachwear for Veronica designed by fans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comics Book Club] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Comic Book Fairs] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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A Lotto Trouble (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Edie; Jim-Bob Duane
Synopsis
Betty's hick cousins win the lottery and Betty asks Veronica to teach them how to be rich.

Camp Damper (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Snodgrass; Maria Julia St. James; Terri Lynn Van Horne; Margery Perkins Peabody
Synopsis
Betty tries a job as a counselor at Camp Mink, where Veronica used to go, but she doesn't like dealing with the spoiled rich kids and quits.
Reprints
Keywords
summer camp

Ron Across America! (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers the butler; Orpo Winbag; Shelly Reynolds
Synopsis
Veronica raises money for her summer by selling her excess possessions on an on-line auction site. Then she spends the money visiting her possessions at the homes of their new owners.
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[Love & Marriage] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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[Veronica Times Three] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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Let It Rain (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty instructs Veronica in ways to occupy one's time on a rainy day - - except for the one way that's her personal favorite.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boys will be coming here to use the pool every day!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge installs a slide on the mansion's pool.

Rain Refrain (Table of Contents: 29)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
A rainmaker comes to see Mr. Lodge.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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[Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Team Effort (Table of Contents: 33)

Sabrina / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Coach Kleats; Cindy Saunders; Coach Shadron
Synopsis
When Cindy Saunders tries to make the boys' baseball team but is held back by her lack of confidence, Sabrina enters another dimension and appeals to the High Priestess of Animal Protectors to help give Cindy the self-assurance of the animal kingdom.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Seeing Spots (Table of Contents: 34)

Salem / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Caryn Wimbert
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Salem is made to pay for his bragging.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Witch Way (Table of Contents: 35)

Sabrina / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Test Quest (Table of Contents: 36)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Two old hags are looking for a witch who is mean enough to refrain from helping anyone, just as Sabrina becomes temporarily powerless.
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Swing Fling (Table of Contents: 37)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Esmeralda; Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina makes Esmeralda a swing.
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Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 38)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Hilda has a booth at a local hobby show.
Reprints

[New Look Library] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Archies Greatest Hits] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Everglade Raid! (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; John Dsala
Synopsis
Veronica and John catch an escaped criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
airboat; Everglades; Florida

Shy Guy (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Melvin (Betty's Cousin); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets Archie to help her cousin, Melvin overcome his shyness of meeting girls, and to Archie's dismay he gets a date with Veronica.
Reprints

Sensational Swimwear (Table of Contents: 43)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; unidentified teen boys
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Surf Turf (Table of Contents: 44)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie loses his trunks while surfing.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

Ron's Big Plan (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo DeCesare (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Robbie O'Quinn (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Gladys Jones; Cuddles (elephant); Samantha
Synopsis
After Veronica hears that a fellow zoo volunteer might get on national television during the coverage of the birth of a rare animal, she plans to horn in on the coverage riding an elephant with Betty. But the elephant has other plans.
Reprints
Keywords
elephant; zoo

Well, Oil Be (Table of Contents: 46)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the code puzzle.

The Early Risers (Table of Contents: 47)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica has a bad reputation for sleeping late, but it's Betty who oversleeps and misses out on a hiking trip with the guys.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

hiking; over sleeping

[The Best of Betty's Diary] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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[The Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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Un-Flower Power (Table of Contents: 50)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Stung by Betty's success at gardening, Veronica decides to take it up as well. Then she finds out that it's work.
Reprints
Keywords
gardening

Rabid Rivals (Table of Contents: 51)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Adam [Betty's date]; Sean [Betty's cousin]; Sean's unnamed friend
Synopsis
Archie tries to outdo Betty's date at a county fare.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; fare; roller coaster; theme park

Testing the Atmosphere (Table of Contents: 52)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to find the perfect spot on the beach.
Keywords
beach

[Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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[Archie Comics Digital Universe!] (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

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[Transformers Dark of the Moon] (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

Little Brown and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The fortune teller said I had much luck headed my way!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. [Spies Wanted]
    Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2
  3. 2. Luck Struck
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. [Kevin Keller Four Issue Mini-Series]
  5. 4. [The Archie Babies]
  6. 5. Dress Drama
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Getting Into the Music
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Deep Thinker!
    Veronica
  9. 8. The Swinger
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. For a Change, She Changed
    Betty
  11. 10. [Life With Archie Magazine]
  12. 11. ["Knock! Knock!"]
  13. 12. No Shortcake Shortcuts
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Obstacle Coarse
    Archie and the Gang
  15. 14. Safari so Good
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. [Three New Graphic Novels]
  17. 16. [Love Me Baby, Mumbai]
  18. 17. Mood for Thought
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. ["I'm having a Charlie Brown moment!"]
    Archie
  20. 19. Sun N' Fun Fashions
    Veronica
  21. 20. [Archie Comics Book Club]
  22. 21. [Comic Book Fairs]
  23. 22. A Lotto Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Camp Damper
    Betty
  25. 24. Ron Across America!
    Veronica
  26. 25. [Love & Marriage]
  27. 26. [Veronica Times Three]
  28. 27. Let It Rain
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. ["The boys will be coming here to use the pool every day!"]
    Archie
  30. 29. Rain Refrain
    Mr. Lodge
  31. 30. ["Archie Americana Series Best of the Nineties Book 2"]
  32. 31. [Buy Three Books and get the Fourth Free!]
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  34. 33. Team Effort
    Sabrina
  35. 34. Seeing Spots
    Salem
  36. 35. Witch Way
    Sabrina
  37. 36. Test Quest
    Sabrina
  38. 37. Swing Fling
    Sabrina
  39. 38. Hobby Lobby
    Sabrina
  40. 39. [New Look Library]
  41. 40. [The Archies Greatest Hits]
  42. 41. Everglade Raid!
    Veronica
  43. 42. Shy Guy
    Betty
  44. 43. Sensational Swimwear
    Betty
  45. 44. Surf Turf
    Betty
  46. 45. Ron's Big Plan
    Betty and Veronica
  47. 46. Well, Oil Be
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. The Early Risers
    Betty's Diary
  49. 48. [The Best of Betty's Diary]
  50. 49. [The Adventures of Little Archie]
  51. 50. Un-Flower Power
    Veronica
  52. 51. Rabid Rivals
    Betty and Veronica
  53. 52. Testing the Atmosphere
    Betty and Veronica
  54. 53. [Archie Comics Double Digest Subscriptions]
  55. 54. Everything's Archie
  56. 55. [Archie Comics Digital Universe!]
  57. 56. [Transformers Dark of the Moon]
    Little Brown and Company
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